- Constitutionally, president elect should be declared within 48 hours from the time polls closed, Thursday 4pm.
Uganda's electoral agency chief on Saturday credited opposition frontrunner Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, with 3,119,965 votes as his percentage surged to 34.62 percent.
In the latest announcement of results, National Resistance Movement (NRM) party presidential candidate Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s percentage lead significantly dwindled from 61.98 to 58.83 percent.
This is the first time incumbent president Museveni’s percentage vote count fell below 60 percent since tallying commenced Thursday at the national tally centre in Kyambogo, Kampala.
However, should Mr Museveni maintain lead above 50 percent, he stands chance to win and extend his rule to 40 years.
According to the country's electoral commission's provisional results, Mr Museveni is pacing on with 5,303,831 votes of the 9,100,865 valid votes in.
2021 Presidential election provisional results from 30,098/34,684 polling stations received so far (86.78%) released January 16, 9:20am
Cumulative vote tally
Amuriat Oboi Patrick
Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)
Kabuleta Kiiza Joseph
Kalembe Nancy Linda
Kyagulanyi S Robert aka Bobi Wine
National Unity Platform (NUP)
Democratic Party (DP)
Mugisha Muntu G
Alliance for National Transformation (ANT)
Tumukunde Henry K
Museveni T Kaguta
National Resistance Movement (NRM)
Valid votes in
3.6% of votes cast
Number of votes
51.63 of registered voters
Total Number of registered voters
*Accurate as per January 16, 2021 (9:25am Local EAT) with the next batch of provisional results set to be released by the Electoral Commission on January 16, 2021 (11:30am Local EAT)
Constitutionally, president elect should be declared within 48 hours from the time polls closed, Thursday 4pm.